Grade 5

Edpuzzle - Interactive Video Lessons

Empowered Learner, Digital Citizen
edpuzzle

Overview‚Äč

Edpuzzle allows students to interactively engage with videos through audio notes and questioning. Teachers can use the videos already uploaded, crop, or upload their own. It automatically records students' grades, allows equation options for math, and also allows voice over. This can be used by students of all ages.

Learning Objectives

Students will:

  • Be able to watch an educational video and answer questions that are embedded throughout it.  

Vocabulary

Vocabulary Words:

Note: Insert vocabulary based on what topic you are having the students watch.

Pre-planning

To prepare for this lesson:

  • Watch a video overview of Edpuzzle.

  • Preview the video for students to 

  • Go to Edpuzzle to sign up. You can sign up with your Google account.

  • Read this written view of how to use Edpuzzle.

  • Type in your topic in the search bar to find a video or you can upload your own. You can choose videos from YouTube, Khan Academy, National Geographic, Ted Talks, and more.  

  • Some videos already have questions embedded into them. You can edit the video to create your own lesson if you want. You can even record audio and notes for students. Check their progress in real-time while they learn at their own pace.

  • Assign the video to your students. Edpuzzle does connect to Google classroom so the teacher can assign the video as an assignment. 

Accommodations

See Accommodations Page and Charts on the 21things4students.net site in the Teacher Resources. 

Steps

Directions for this activity:

  1. Have students watch this overview video of EdPuzzle.

  2. You can do an example for the students on the big screen if you want.

  3. Have students follow the directions from the video for logging in. They can also follow the link from a Google Classroom assignment.  

  4. You can see progress as students are working.

Assessment Options

Different options for assessing the students:

  • Observations
  • Check for understanding
  • You can see:

    • Student progress across multiple videos
    • Track entire classroom progress for one video
    • Track individual student progress for one video
    • Grade questions

MITECS COMPETENCIES & ISTE STANDARDS

MITECS: Michigan adopted the "ISTE Standards for Students" called MITECS (Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students) in 2018.

Empowered Learner
1a.  Students articulate and set personal learning goals, develop strategies leveraging technology to achieve them and reflect on the learning process itself to improve learning outcomes.
1c. Students use technology to seek feedback that informs and improves their practice and to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways.

Digital Citizen
2.b. Students engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology, including social interactions online or when using networked devices.

Devices and Resources

Device: PC, Chromebook, Mac, iPad 

Browser: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge, ALL

App, Extension, or Add-on:

Websites:
EdPuzzle

EdPuzzle PDF Instructions

EdPuzzle Student Video

EdPuzzle Video Tutorial

CONTENT AREA RESOURCES

ELA

Students will watch an engaging video and answer questions regarding English Language Arts. 

Integrated Arts

Students will watch an engaging video and answer questions on integrated arts like music, art, theater. 

Math

Students will watch an engaging video and answer questions on math-related items. 

Science

Students will watch an engaging video and answer questions on science topics. 

Social Studies

Students will watch an engaging video and answer questions on history and social studies items. 

Credits
This task card was created by Dawn Phillips, Wyoming Public Schools, April 2020.